Current Affairs December 9, 2019- National, International, Sports & Others

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Current Affairs December 9

Current Affairs December 9 National

 

1–Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Lok Sabha that Rohingyas will never be accepted as Indian citizens.


2-CAB- Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

* AIMIM- All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. Its Chief is Asaduddin Owaisi.

* SFA- Sports For All

* CPCB- Central Pollution Control Board.

* AICF- All India Chess Federation

* ISI- Inter-Services Intelligence

* ECL- Exit Control List

* FDCI- The Fashion Design Council of India

* NHS- National Health Service


3-The government’s Bharat Bond ETF, the first debt ETF will be opened on December 12th.


4-The 13th edition of the biggest literary events in the world will begin between January 23 and 27, 2020, in Jaipur.


5-All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi tore the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha by terming it as controversial.


6-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India awards presented to entrepreneur Ketan Kadam and actor Dino Morea for the e-carriage initiative.


7- Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao has resigned after the party’s defeat in the by-elections.


8- Minister of State (Defence) Shripad Naik said that 10 Indians were killed while serving in the UN Peacekeeping Operations in the last five years.


9-Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Manipur will be brought under the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime.


10-President Ram Nath Kovind met his old MP friend Birabhadra Singh, a former Rajya Sabha member from Odisha.

President met him after 12 years during a ceremony of the platinum jubilee celebration of Utkal University.


11-Senior IPS officer Abhay has been assumed charge as new Odisha DGP.


12-The veteran social crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare said that no rapist hanged after 2005.


13-Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy has gifted onions to women party workers.


14- According to Microsoft, 25% of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in South India experienced a security breaches.


15-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has heaped praise on Telangana CM K. Chandrashekhar Rao and police officers for the killing of four accused of Disha gang-r*pe and murder case.


16-The Rajya Sabha has passed the Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019.


17-The feisty IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal said a biopic made on her must inspire girl child, parents.


18-The Lok Sabha has passed with voice vote a bill to decrease the number of licensed firearms.


19-Full-service carrier Vistara has entered into a codeshare agreement with Lufthansa.


20- Siddaramaiah of Congress has resigned as the leader of the opposition after defeat in the Karnataka by-elections.


21-The Bombay High Court has confirmed life term for mafia don-turned-politician Arun G. Gawli for the murder of a Shiv Sena municipal corporator.


22-A Delhi Court has allowed Robert Vadra, Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law, to travel abroad i.e to Spain for medical treatment.


23-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted by wishing Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on her 73rd birthday on Monday.


24- Degree college in Ballia district will be named after Nirbhaya soon.


 

Current Affairs December 9 International

 

 

1- At 34, Finland’s Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest PM.


2- Social media giant Facebook has reportedly cleared dozens of Islamophobic posts.


3- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party supporters call for ailing former PM Nawaz Sharif’s death in London.


4- Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has boycotted Indian Minister V.K Singh speech at the Heart of Asia Conference, Istanbul meet.


5-Saudi Arabia(Riyadh) has ended rule on separate entrances for men, women at restaurants.


6-Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon said that China will lead the world on a 5G scale.


7-Retail major Walmart has launched an initiative to support MSMEs in India.


8-Malaysia has launched a vaccination campaign after 1st polio infection in 27 years.

* This Southeast Asian country has declared itself free of the viral disease in 2000.


9-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to be conferred with Bahrain’s highest civil award. He will be felicitated during an upcoming visit to the Gulf state.


10- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has submitted a new budget of resistance.


 

Current Affairs December 9 Sports

 

 

1-At the 13th South Asian Games held at Kathmandu, Nepal’s Capital, Gaurav Baliyan and Anita Sheoran bagged gold as India ended SAG campaign in wrestling with 14 gold medals.


2-The Indian women’s team registered won its third gold medal at the South Asian Games. They defeated Nepal by 2-0 in the summit clash in Pokhara, Nepal.


3- Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni crooned some lines of famous Bollywood classic song ‘Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon’.


4- World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has put a four-year ban on Russia over doping charges.

* It has imposed ban including next year’s Tokyo Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in 2022.


5- The former South African opener and coach Gary Kirsten likely to return the team in a mentor’s role for the series against England.


6-Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Narinder Batra has discussed Tokyo 2020 preparations with Union Home Minister Amit Shah.


7- The next year’s Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo.


8- In a surprise move, Poland’s swimmers defeated Italy and Russia to win a gold medal in the women’s 4x50m medley relay that took place at European Short Course Championships in Glasgow.


9-Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer has made record appearing 150th Ranji appearance. He plays for Vidarbha.


10- Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to back show on army officers.


11- Australian national team captain Mark Milligan has retired from international football.


12-A snake entered the Dr. Gokaraju Liala Gangaaraju ACA Cricket Ground in Vijayawada and delayed the start of the Ranji Trophy match between Andhra and Vidarbha.


13-The India U-19 team is presently undergoing a boot camp in the Kabini Forest Safari at the Nagarhole National Park to prepare for World Cup.


14-Former Australia wicket-keeper Julia Price has become the first-ever female coach in the Big Bash League.


15- Bandula Warnapura and Javed Miandad have been invited by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as special guests for the historic Rawalpindi Test beginning from December 11 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

 


16-Sri Lanka’s right-arm pacer Suranga Lakmal is out of Pak Test series due to dengue.


17- The right-handed batsman Dion Myers to lead Zimbabwe squad for U19 WC to be held from January 17, 2020 in South Africa.


18- Olympic sprinter Dutee Chand has featured in a new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India ad for International Animal Rights Day.


 

 

Current Affairs Films

 

 

1-India’s Oscar-winning music maestro AR Rahman will create a track titled ‘Hand in hand’ for the global climate change initiative.


2-Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot has wanted Censor Board to intervene in Panipat movie controversy.


3- Singer B Praak of Punjabi hit fame ‘Filhall has now recorded his first Telugu track Suryodivo Chandrudivo featuring Mahesh Babu in his upcoming film ‘Sarileru Neekevvaru’.


4- Taapsee Pannu to play the former captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, Mithali Raj, in the biopic titled as ‘Shabaash Mithu’.

 


5- Actor Rene Auberjonois popular with Star Trek and Benson movies died at the age of 79.


6- Actress Dia Mirza on her 38th birthday has announced a new production house.


 

Current Affairs Miscellaneous

 

 

1-Eruption of a volcano on White Island in New Zealand trended on Twitter.


2- Over 2,000 koalas, a species classified as vulnerable, were killed in Australia bushfires.


3- JNUSU president is Aishe Ghosh.


4- David Rasquinha is the Managing Director & CEO EXIM Bank of India.


5- Ranjit Sinha is the former director of CBI.

 


6- Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) is Krishnamurthy Subramanian.

 


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